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Palestinian journalist killed in Israel-Gaza protests

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 8:36am
GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian journalist died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire on Friday while covering deadly protests along the Israel-Gaza border, health officials said.
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Russell Crowe 'divorce auction': Memorabilia sold in Sydney

BBC News - April 7, 2018 - 7:34am
The actor clears out his "stuff", with his armour from Gladiator smashing expectations.
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Salman Khan, Bollywood superstar, bailed in poaching case

BBC News - April 7, 2018 - 6:06am
Salman Khan had been jailed just two days ago for five years for poaching rare antelope.
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Junior hockey team's bus crashes in Canada, 14 killed: media

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 5:20am
(Reuters) - Fourteen people were killed when a bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a truck in Saskatchewan, Canadian, media reported.
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Trump administration mulls stiffer rules for imported cars

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 4:29am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards in order to protect U.S. carmakers, according to two sources familiar with the administration's thinking.
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Texas sends 250 National Guard troops to Mexico border

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 4:16am
(Reuters) - The Texas National Guard has begun deploying troops to help secure the state's southern border with Mexico as President Donald Trump has been unable to get the U.S. Congress or Mexico to fully fund his proposed wall along the border.
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Brazil's defiant Lula expected to surrender to police Saturday

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 3:02am
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (Reuters) - Leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent the night holed up inside the headquarters of a steel-workers union on Saturday in a standoff with police ordered to arrest him for corruption.
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Japan activates first marines since WW2 to bolster defenses against China

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 2:49am
SASEBO/TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - Japan on Saturday activated its first marine unit since World War Two trained to counter invaders occupying Japanese islands along the edge of the East China Sea that Tokyo fears are vulnerable to attack by China.
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High stakes, high expectations as earnings season heats up

Reuters News - April 7, 2018 - 2:05am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The rockiest U.S. stock market in two years will meet a major test in the coming weeks as first-quarter earnings pour in, with expectations that tax cuts will help Corporate America show its biggest quarterly profit growth in seven years. Any disappointments could further upset the fragile market.
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Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday that it had suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform after reports that the data firm may have improperly had access to the personal data of Facebook users.
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Sex ads website Backpage shut down by U.S. authorities

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 8:32pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement agencies have seized the sex marketplace website Backpage.com as part of an enforcement action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a posting on the Backpage website on Friday.
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Millions watch extreme eating Korean mukbang star

BBC News - April 6, 2018 - 7:31pm
Meet the Korean extreme eater keeping millions of people company at dinner time.
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India Dalits: Who is Raja Chauhan?

BBC News - April 6, 2018 - 7:25pm
Police suspect Raja Chauhan fired a gun at Dalit (formerly known as "untouchable") protesters.
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Anna Chennault: 'Steel butterfly' who charmed US and China

BBC News - April 6, 2018 - 7:23pm
Why the world has lost one of the most influential powerbrokers it had never heard of.
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California proposes new rules for self-driving cars to pick up passengers

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 6:45pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's public utility regulator on Friday signaled it would allow self-driving car companies to transport passengers without a backup driver in the vehicle, a step forward for autonomous car developers just as the industry faces heightened scrutiny over safety concerns.
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Panic! Don't panic! Navigating the trade talk proves dicey

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 5:38pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Don't overreact," President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser told investors on Wednesday, when U.S. stocks were deep in the red over worries about the administration's plan for $50 billion of import duties aimed at China.
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Sex ads website Backpage.com seized by U.S. authorities: posting

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 5:29pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement agencies have seized the sex marketplace website Backpage.com as part of an enforcement action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a posting on the Backpage website on Friday.
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Migrant caravan, down by almost half, soldiers on through Mexico

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 5:26pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A "caravan" of Central American migrants pressed on through Mexico on Friday, greatly diminished in size a day after hundreds of exhausted members left a field where they had been stranded all week, pressured by government officials who have been under fire from U.S. President Donald Trump.
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MMA fighter McGregor freed on bail after Brooklyn melee

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 5:21pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was freed by a New York judge on $50,000 bail on Friday after being charged with assault for his part in a melee at a media event to publicize a series of UFC fights at a Brooklyn arena.
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Wall Street ends down 2 percent as U.S.-China trade fears intensify

Reuters News - April 6, 2018 - 5:11pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped about 2 percent on Friday, with the Dow falling more than 570 points, as U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat on Chinese imports fueled increasing concern over a U.S. trade war with China.
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